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Travel Blogs from Stirling
Day 10. John got up early and did a 40 minute run in the nearby park the "Meadows". After a cooked breakfast of bacon and eggs we all walked to the Edinburgh Waverley Station and then caught the train to Stirling, 67 km North West of Edinburgh. Stirling is the "Gateway to the Highlands", located at the mouth of the Forth River. The fortress stronghold "Stirling castle" sits high atop the steep ...
... amounts of Vegemite on toast. It was time for me to head off, so I said my farewells to KB who very kindly offered me a place to stay if I was ever passing through his town. It’s somewhere between Prague and Berlin he told me, but we exchanged emails so I could tell him if I was ever in the area. I think I will.
The next part of my journey took me to the small town of Balquhidder, on the banks of Loch Voil about another hour’s drive further north. Here I ...
... shops and then went to the co-op food place. I only got a few basic things like some fruit, pasta, and salad, considering the fact that I'm not exactly a cook ..... yet!
When we got back to campus we relaxed for a bit and then went to a restaurant on campus called refresh. After that we went to the on campus pub and had a few drinks and then decided to go off campus to our new friend Taryn's flat. It wasn't exactly as easy as we would have thought since we still ...
... less flexible than they used to be, and seem to all use the same very small group of underwriters. Absurdly, we were unable to insure the van as... a van. This was because it had a bed in the back, and 2 side windows. This allegedly made it a dayvan, however no dayvan insurers would cover us, as we ...
... tracked down most of them and drew them. The replicas are based off those drawings.
After walking around town seeing the town wall (built after Mary Queen of Scots was moved to the castle for her protection), the jail, and the Church of the Holyrood, I walked up the hill to the B&B. Super comfortable bed and super comfortable pillows and man, was I exhausted.... ...
Other places to stay in Stirling
Spittal Street, Stirling | 4 star hotelfrom $151
- Friendly staff
- Hogmanay in Stirling highly recommended
Springkerse Business Park, Stirling | 2 star hotelfrom $102
8-10 King St., Stirling | 2 star hotelfrom $106
Ballengeich Rd., Stirling | Hotelfrom $40
Denny Rd., Stirling | Hotelfrom $47
4 Melville Terrace, Stirling | 3 star hotelfrom $130
Castle Wynd, Stirling | Hotelfrom $124